5 Most Adventure Sports Activities in Nepal
Nepal is basically a playground for adventurers. Unique terrain, rushing rivers, gigantic mountains, Himalayas and exotic wildlife makes Nepal a dream for all adventurers who is looking for everything in one place.
Nepal is a land of natural beauty, the sights of the beautiful Himalayas, hundreds and thousands of different variety of birds and ever pleasing unique culture. However, that’s not all. In fact, your visit to Nepal would be incomplete without trying out some of the adventure sports this beautiful land has to offer.
Here are top 5 adventure sports activities you can experience in Nepal.
White Water Rafting
The free flowing rivers of Nepal come straight from the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. This provides an absolute amazing rafting and kayaking experience. Rafting in Nepal is not only accompanied by striking dense forests and beautiful view of the mountains.
The peak season for rafting begins just after rainy season from August to October. There are quite a few rafting destinations close to Kathmandu too. Trishuli, Bhotekoshi, and Sunkoshiriver are some of the famous rafting rivers, all of which are couple of hours drive away from the valley.
You can experience the ultimate thrill of bungee jumping in Nepal at perhaps the best site in the world. 160 meters above the wild roar of Bhotekoshi is the site of Bungee Jump. The bungee site and everything related to it was designed by one of New Zealand’s leading bungee consultants and is operated by most experienced jump masters. So you do not have to worry about your safety.
Along with bungee jump, you can also do the world’s highest canyon bungee swing from the same spot. And if you are looking to do a couple’s jump with your beloved, that is also easily arranged.
If you grew up watching the super heroes, you have definitely wanted to fly. Maybe you just got into the habit of being an adult and forgot about it. But, here’s the perfect opportunity to make your dream come true. You can experience unparalleled beauty from the bird’s eyes view as you soar over temples lakes, forests and villages flying alongside Himalayan griffins, eagles and kites.
You can receive the ultimate para hawking experience by combining para gliding with falconry.
Heli skiing is a fantastic adventure, especially on the most outrageous mountain range of the world. Skiing is an adventurous sport in itself, but combine it with a Heli and the thrill of skiing over the highest snow clad mountains is just an outstanding experience.
As much fun and exciting it is, it can also be dangerous, so only sign up for it if you already have good skiing experience.
Everest Sky Diving
The ultimate adventure to be done in Nepal has to be the Everest Sky Diving. You will be jumping from a plane at 29,500 feet higher than the Everest summit, floating back grasping the complete view of the Mt. Everest and the breath taking atmosphere to gradually land on the Everest base camp.
The breathtaking view of lakes, villages, Mt. Everest, and just the sheer thrill of free fall makes this adventure worth it. Optional tour extension to Bhutan.